How the Teacher Shortage Affects Richmond Students

Seventy-five percent of California’s schools are facing a teacher shortage, according to Desiree Carver-Thomas, research and policy associate at Learning Policy Institute, a non-profit research organization based in Palo Alto. This is due to a “leaky bucket,” she said, in which there are more teachers leaving the profession than there are coming in.

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Move Wilson Elementary This Summer

School district staff want to move Wilson to Portola in the summer of 2018. But Wilson students, parents, and teachers say they can wait no longer. They want the district to move Wilson to Portola for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

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Local Happenings: March 2017

Richmond Promise is sponsoring a series of spring student and family workshops to help high school seniors complete their financial aid and Richmond Promise scholarship applications. The workshops are scheduled for 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 450 Civic Center Plaza on the following dates: March 1, 2, 7, 9 and 10.

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